Cotton Crops Slumping Most Since 1993 as China Buys

Cotton Crops Slumping Most Since 1993 as China Buys

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Day laborers harvest cotton on a farm in Umaid Nagar, Rajasthan, India. Growth in China, the second-largest economy and the top cotton user, will accelerate to 8.3 percent in the third quarter after ending a two-year slump in the last three months of 2012.